1931 in History (Part 3)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 309

  • Jul 18 "Papa" Dee Allen, percussionist (War-World is a Ghetto), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Jul 22 Charles Huxtable, General commander (English ground armies)
  • Jul 23 Jan Torell, Limhamm Sweden, director (New Land, Emigrants)
  • Jul 23 Richard Searby, deputy-chairman (News Corp Ltd-Australia)
  • Jul 23 Viktor Korchnoi, Russian-born chess grandmaster, born in Leningrad (d. 2016)
  • Jul 23 Te Atairangi Kaahu, Māori Queen (d. 2006)
  • Jul 24 Ermanno Olmi, Italian director
  • Jul 24 Éric Tabarly, French sailor (d. 1998)
  • Jul 25 Cornelis P van Dijk, Dutch minister of the Interior
  • Jul 26 A M F (Sandy) Ross, managing-director (Mary Quant)
  • Jul 27 Khieu Samphan, Cambodian politician
  • Aug 1 Lucien E Blackwell, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
  • Aug 1 Monty Losowsky, prof of medicine (St James University England)
  • Aug 2 Pierre DuMaine, Catholic bishop
  • Aug 7 Charles E. Rice, American legal scholar and author
  • Aug 9 Mark Weinberg, South African/British fiancier/multi-millionaire
  • Aug 12 William Goldman, author
  • Aug 13 Roy Evans, general sect (British Iron & Steel Trade Confederation)
  • Aug 14 Frederic Raphael, writer (After the War, California Time)
  • Aug 14 Marylyn Roberts, librarian/founding member (WIC)
  • Aug 15 Richard F. Heck, American chemist who discovered the Heck Reaction (Nobel Prize 2010), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • Aug 16 Forrest E. Mars Jr., Candy Manufacturer (Mars), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Aug 18 Henricus AFMO "Hans" van Mierlo, Dutch minister of Defense (D66)
  • Aug 18 Bramwell Tillsley, Canadian Salvation Army general
  • Aug 20 Bernhard "Bernd" Becher, photographer (industrialist builder 19th/20th)
  • Aug 23 Richard Vincent, British chief of Defense
  • Aug 25 Regis Philbin, American talk & game show host (Joey Bishop Show, Live with Regis & Kathie Lee), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 26 Gordon Greig, journalist
  • Aug 26 Guy Vander Jagt, (Rep-R-MI, 1966- )
  • Aug 27 Sri Chinmoy, Indian guru (d. 2007)
  • Aug 28 Tito Capobianco, Argentinian stage impresario
  • Aug 29 Lise Payette, Quebec politician, writer and columnist
  • Aug 30 Carrie Saxon Perry, 1st African American mayor of a major US city (Hartford CT)
  • Aug 30 John Leonard Swigert Jr, astronaut (Apollo 13), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Sep 1 Matthew J Rinaldo, (Rep-R-NJ, 1973- )
  • Sep 1 Cecil Parkinson, British politician (C), born in Carnforth, North Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • Sep 2 Alan K Simpson, minority whip (Sen-R-WY, 1979- )
  • Sep 2 Pierre Huyskens, Dutch radio host
  • Sep 3 Albert DeSalvo, The Boston Strangler (d. 1973)
  • Sep 6 Sander M Levin, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1983- )
  • Sep 7 Cornelis de Wine, graphic artist
  • Sep 8 John Garrett, British politician (d. 2007)
  • Sep 11 Hans-Ulrich Wehler, German historian
  • Sep 12 Kristin Hunter, African-American author (God Bless the Child), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • Sep 22 Fay Weldon, British feminist
  • Sep 22 George Younger, 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie, British politician (d. 2003)
  • Sep 22 Manzoor Ahmad, Pakistani philosopher
  • Sep 23 Gerald Stairs Merrithew, Canadian educator (d. 2004)
  • Sep 24 Brian Glanville, author/journalist
  • Sep 24 Cardiss Collins, (Rep-D-Illinois, 1973-97), (d. 2013)
  • Sep 25 Patrick WIlliam Walker, British astrologer
  • Sep 25 Manouchehr Atashi, Iranian poet (d. 2005)
  • Sep 26 Donald J Pease, (Rep-D-OH, 1977- )
  • Sep 27 Gerald Warner, deputy secretary (Cabinet Office)
  • Sep 29 E S Orr Ewing, Lord-Lieutenant of Wigtown
  • Sep 29 James Cronin, nuclear physicist (Physics Nobel Prize 1980), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Sep 29 Joseph M. McDade, (Rep-R-Pennsylvania, 1963-1999), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)
  • Oct 1 Reginald Hall, endocrinologist
  • Oct 4 Dick Tracy, comic strip crimestopper

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Oct 7 Desmond Tutu, Anglican Archbishop of South Africa and 1984 Nobel Peace Prize winner, born in Klerksdorp, Western Transvaal, South Africa

Anglican Archbishop and Activist Desmond Tutu
Anglican Archbishop and Activist
Desmond Tutu
  • Oct 11 Dorothy Woolfolk, American comic book editor (d. 2000)
  • Oct 13 Janice Elliott, English novelist (d. 1995)
  • Oct 15 [Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen] Abdul Kalam, 11th President of India, born in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu (d. 2015)
  • Oct 16 Charles W Colson, presidential adviser (Watergate figure), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Oct 17 Ernst Hinterberger, Austrian writer
  • Oct 18 Catharina I "Ien" Dales, Dutch Internal minister (1989-94)
  • Oct 19 John le Carré, English novelist
  • Oct 20 Ken Morrison, English supermarket maginate/multi-millionaire
  • Oct 27 David Bryant, English world champion bowler/tv-host
  • Oct 27 Nawal el-Saadawi, Egyptian writer
  • Oct 30 David Wilson, director of British Museum (1977-92)
  • Nov 3 Yon Hyong-muk, North Korean politician (d. 2005)
  • Nov 11 Fortney H [Pete] Stark, (Rep-D-CA, 1973- )
  • Nov 12 Norman Y Mineta, (Rep-R-CA, 1975- )
  • Nov 13 Anthony Jacobs, English industrialist (BSM)
  • Nov 13 Joan Lestor, British MP
  • Nov 13 John A Manke, US test pilot (HL-10)
  • Nov 14 Claudia Jane Archibald, parapsychologist
  • Nov 15 Jan Terlouw, Dutch politician (D-66) and author (Winters in Wartime)
  • Nov 15 Mwai Kibaki, President of Kenya
  • Nov 15 Pascal Lissouba, Congo politician
  • Nov 16 Luciano Bottaro, Italian comic book artist (d. 2006)
  • Nov 21 Revaz Dogonadze, Georgian scientist (d. 1985)
  • Nov 26 Adolfo Perez Esquivel, Buenos Argentina, (1980 Nobel Peace Prize)
  • Nov 26 Adrianus J "Cardinal" Simonis, archbishop of Utrecht
  • Nov 28 Dervla Murphy, travel author (Full Tilt, In Ethiopia with a Mule)
  • Nov 28 Ian Skipper, English businessman/multi-millionaire (Heritage Projects)
  • Nov 28 Rinus Ferdinandusse, editor/author (Nude on Fence)
  • Nov 28 Thomas Enders, diplomat
  • Nov 29 Frank T Mdlalose, KwaZulu minister of Internal minister
  • Dec 2 Edwin Meese III, US attorney General (1985-88), born in Oakland, California
  • Dec 2 Hatsumi Masaaki, Founder and head of the Bujinkan Dojo organization
  • Dec 3 Ellen Blazer [Esther Clara Blazer], Dutch TV director (Sonja), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 2013)
  • Dec 3 Franz Josef Degenhardt, German author
  • Dec 4 Wally George, American TV commentator (d. 2003)
  • Dec 11 Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, leader B-sect/guru of rich
  • Dec 12 Ali-Akbar Sa'idi Sirjani, Iranian writer and journalist, born in Sirjan, Kerman (d. 1994)
  • Dec 14 Jon Elia, Pakistani scholar, poet and philosopher (d. 2002)
  • Dec 15 Evald Schorm, director (Courage for Every Day), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Dec 17 Yvonne Keuls, [Bamberg], Dutch writer (Jan Rap & Co)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History